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Roland JV-880

 

 

 

roland jv880

info Country: Japan
Weight: 4 Kg
Dimensions: 482 x 358 x 45 mm
audio demo trend price : 100€
manual serviec manual schematics demo video comments

Roland JV-880
Multitimbral Synthesizer Module (1992)

 

Rackmount version of synthesizer rompler ROLAND JV-80 keyboard, keeping quite same technical characteristics.

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info RACKMOUNT single unit.
Main panel features a backlit 24 x 2 lines display, 12 buttons, a data encoder and finally a volume knob.

Rear panel terminal connectors:
- Midi interface
- main out
- AUX out dry.

Front panel terminal connectors:
- 1 slot card PCM SO-PCM
- 1 slot card DATA PN-JV80.



editSOUND main core IC Hitachi HB/532 (IC16) manages up to 28 voices polyphony or TONES.
Abasic JV-880 patch is composed by 4 tones (or PCM samples) with individual settings:
- keyzone assignment
- pitch tuning
- stereo panning position
- delay start time
- crossmodulation FXM.


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roland jv880

 

wave WAVETABLE inernal 4 Mb ROM contains 129 PCM samples at 16-bits resolution, mainly a wide selection of bread and butters for all kind of music and tastes.

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EXPANSION the JV is expandable fitting 2 kind of expansions:
- PCM card inserted into the frontal slot (SO-PCM series 1/2 MB)
- SRJ-V board (usual size is 4 or 8 MB).
There are 21 SR-JV available with different instrument styles, but only the first 3 were projected for JV80/880 series mainly for the structure algorithm and the EFFECT DSP that improved JV series with the following model JV1080.

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SR-JV LIST SO-PCM LIST
SR-JV80-01 POP  
SR-JV80-02 ORCHESTRAL  
SR-JV80-03 PIANO  
SR-JV80-04 VINTAGE SYNTH  
SR-JV80-05 WORLD  
SR-JV80-06 DANCE  
SR-JV80-07 SUPER SOUND SET  
SR-JV80-08 KEYBOARDS OF THE 60's & 70's  
SR-JV80-09 SESSION  
SR-JV80-10 BASS AND DRUM  
SR-JV80-11 TECHNO COLLECTION  
SR-JV80-12 HIP HOP  
SR-JV80-13 VOCAL COLLECTION  
SR-JV80-14 ASIAN  
SR-JV80-15 SPECIAL FX Collection  
SR-JV80-16 ORCHESTRAL II  
SR-JV80-17 COUNTRY Collection  
SR-JV80-18 LATIN Collection  
SR-JV80-19 HOUSE Collection  
SR-JV80-98 EXPERIENCE promotional board.
SR-JV80-99 EXPERIENCE 2 promotional board.

SO-PCM1-01 Piano Selections
SO-PCM1-02 Guitar and Brass
SO-PCM1-03 Rock Drums
SO-PCM1-04 Grand Piano
SO-PCM1-05 Accordion
SO-PCM1-06 Baroque
SO-PCM1-07 Orchestral FX
SO-PCM1-08 County/Folk/Bluegrass

Note: SO-PCM cards are also compatible with:
- Roland JD-990
- Roland JV1080
- Roland JD-800(only PCM, not programs)

 

 



 

 

Eg ENVELOPE each TONE features 3 EGs:
- EG1 AMP: segments + 3 times, 8 velocity curves + key follows option.
- EG2 FILTER: 4 segments + 4 times.
- EG3 PITCH: 4 segments + 4 times, Keyfollow + Random Pitch ratio.

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Eg LFO up to 2 delayed low oscillators, 7 shapes with adjustable symmetry: triangle, sine, sawtooth, trapezoidal, random and sample-hold.
The LFO destinations are:
- TVF filter
- amplitude
- stereo panning.
Some extra modulation functions are note retrig and sync to LFO.


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filter FILTER digital resonant TVF Time-Variant-Filter provides 2 modes:
- lowpass
- highpass
The TVF provides also keyfollow function with +/- 200% harmonic content cutoff over octaves.


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multitimbral PERFORMANCE the JV engine manages up 7 parts (+1 drum) parts each with assignable:
- Midi channel
- keyboard zone assign
- stereo panning
- volume gain
- effect amount
- pitch tuning.
- variable tuning scale: equal, just and arabic.



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EFFECT digital DSP features basically 2 kind of effects that can be edited with minor parameters:
- reverb: 8 presets 2 ROOM, 2 STAGE, 2 HALL and 2 DELAY
- chorus: 3 presets of choruses/flanger with variable rate and depth.

 

edit MEMORY:
- RAM 64 patches
- RAM 16 performances
- RAM 1 rhythm set
- ROM 128 patches
- ROM 16 performances
- ROM 1 rhythm set.
RAM doubled using special Data card model M 256 / M512.
Battery replacement: a 3V CR2032 in a holder easy to replace-> check out location in picture below:

roland jv880 motherboard

 

 

edit MAINTENANCE only tact switches and battery replacement for the moment (check out pics below) also reported display dimming trouble.

battery cr2032

tact switches
battery replacement tact switch failure

 

edit EDIT some programmers for computer:
-Soundquest (MAC/PC, $$$)
- JV Tool (PC + Linux) FREE URL


jv880 editor


 

edit RELATED FAMILY:

roland jv80

Roland JV-80 - released on year before. Same characteristics.

roland jv80 Roland JV1080 (1994) and 2080 - 64 voices with new features
roland jv80

Roland JV1010 (1995) a cut-down version of 2080.

JV keyboard series were replaced by XP
JV modules series replaced by XV

 

 

demoVST PLUGIN / SAMPLED VERSION there no official VST PLUGIN EMULATOR, but some free samples around the web:

  name price link demo
free synthex sounds Free

FREE WAV

FREE SAMPLES N/A


 

demo AUDIO DEMO

demo electro demo song 100% jv 80 /880
demo Jv80 factory 1
demo jv80 factory 2
demo jv80 factory 3
demo JV strings
demo Jv880 factory 1
demo Jv880 factory 2
demo Jv880 factory 3

 

 

effet Soundcloud Jv-880

demo1 demo2 demo2



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drum sounds new patches Roland JV880 & YAMAHA TX81Z
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ROLAND JV-880 MANUAL

 

 

 

 




manual
ROLAND JV-880 SERVICE MANUAL & SCHEMATICS

 

 

 

 

TEST MODE JV-880


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EDIT + COMPARE

Switch On.

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RESET FACTORY PROCEDURE JV-880


1) Press UTILITY.
2) Rotate the DATA dial to Factory Preset.
3) Press ENTER twice.

 

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roland jv880 and jd800

 

 

roland jv880 and jd800

 

 

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rackmount machine srjv slot


manual


-srjv option
-cheap
-space saving


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- edit
-tiny display
-replaced by 1080/ 2080/ XV/ XP/ phantom/integra

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REVIEW "Sound good like all JV, very affordable in these days.
However the newer JV, XV and Phantom, Integra series are far more powerful with bigger wavetable, functions and DSP effects."

 

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Roland Jv880 2.5 out of 5 based on 12 ratings. price €80